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breeze at 8 with mostly sunny skies. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. kind of a busy start. southbound on the b-w parkway is shutdown because of an early morning accident. southbound 95 might be a better bet. in the city, some fire activity. baltimore street is shutdown near stockton. take west lexington as your alternate. 136 is set down at the broad street bridge for the transformer transport we have been talking about. in terms of drive times, 11 minutes on the outer loop north east side. 10 minutes to travel south on 95 from the beltway down towards 32. here's a quick live look at traffic. problem free on 895 even through
the construction zone. 95 at the fort mchenry. take 95 as your alternate to 295 because we have closures southbound 295. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a domestic violence suspect remains in critical condition following a struggle. >> investigators say police had to get physical when the man resisted arrest. jennifer franciotti is live with the details. >> the girlfriend of the suspect says police went too far. police say they did was necessary. this morning he remains in critical condition after an encounter with police. how the confrontation when down is still unclear. the mother of his two children says police came to her
apartment on sunday. police say she told him that he had punched her. she said she just renewed a piece order against him. investigators say he took off before he could be arrested. police returned on tuesday to serve a warrant. they found him hiding in a closet. >> they saw him reaching for something. our use of forced guidelines for officers do not require them to wait before somebody produces a gun or knife. half-hour officer attempted to strike him on the hand because they saw him reaching for something. he was struck on the head. >> we're told that the suspect was taken to the hospital where his condition worsened. the woman is taking any different story. more coming up live at 5:30. we know he is charged with
assaulting a police officer. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> dozens of people packed a synagogue to discuss the death of a randallstown teenager. christopher brown died earlier this month. speakers called for the arrest of the officer. investigators say they got into a fight and brown became unconscious. some said the officer is getting special treatment. >> you still have an officer walking the street free. i would say that everybody is not safe. there is a problem. >> the investigation is ongoing. >> a late-night shooting in northwest baltimore. detectives responded and found a
man who been shot. he was rushed to hospital where his condition is not known at this hour. a brother will learn his fate later today. sentencing is scheduled for eli werdesheim. he was convicted of false imprisonment. his brother was acquitted. eli faces up to 10 years behind bars. >> a jury awards a family of $55 million. they claim that doctors waited more than two hours after performing an emergency c- section. >> it was common sense. urgent means urgent.
urgent does not mean take your time or that we'll get to it when we get to it. >> the hospital contends appropriate medical care was provided and the standard of care followed. they plan to appeal. lawmakers on capitol hill -- congress is counting down the minutes before their july 4 recess. hallie jackson is live with the latest. we're talking about everything from transportation projects to student loans. >> time is running out on the student loan rates and transportation funding. the house was in session past 11:00 last night. >> i would rather not pay more loans.
>> he hopes student loan rates stay low and so do congress. rates will double sunday if lawmakers don't do something. democrats and republicans agree that shouldn't happen. >> how to pay for it becomes a major problem. >> it looks like the senate struck a deal there a change in pension funding. the house still has to ok it. also in the next is the big transportation bill. members of congress have been negotiating for weeks on this. >> it is not yet resolved whether that will be an extension or multi-year bill. >> the with time running out -- >> we're close to having everything done. until we get everything done, nothing is done. >> congress has a lot in common with the college kids they are
trying to help. >> they didn't do anything for the whole semester and then they start cramming before spring break to get everything done and that is how congress works bequest congress is looking to strengthen the national flood insurance program. >> tell us about the transportation bill? the deadline is saturday? >> that is when authorization expires. they have to have a bill in place by tonight to give members of congress time to review its and take a vote. >> 65 degrees on tv hill. more drivers hitting the roads for the fourth of july. >> firefighters having a tough time battling a massive fire in colorado.
>> welcome back. a beautiful start on this wednesday morning. 68 degrees downtown. temperatures about 10 degrees cooler in the suburbs. mostly clear skies. 59 in westminster. 60 in mount airy. mostly sunny skies today. breezy this afternoon. very comfortable with the dew points in the upper 40's and low 50's. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. stay with us.
>> a fire worsens in colorado. the wildfire entered colorado springs on tuesday. you can see a number of homes going up in flames. 32,000 people have been evacuated so far appeared the u.s. air force had to be evacuated. more than six to 200 acres have been burned so far. so far no injuries have been reported. right now folks in florida have way too much rain. tropical storm debby was downgraded to a depression. extensive flooding along the short boulevard in tampa. more than 15 inches of rain have fit that region since the storm moved in on friday. >> aaa predict more people will
be traveling this fourth of july holiday. lower gas prices could be a driving factor but it also has something to do with independence day falling on a wednesday. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. are you expanding your holiday plans for the fourth of july this year? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> 5:12. 65 degrees on tv hill. make sure your car is safe. we have some tips to help. >> two of the cleanest beaches in the country are within driving distance. >> we have an accident on the b- >> we have an accident on the b- w parkway
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. right now we're tracking a problem on 295 at 648. take 95 or washington boulevard as your alternate. baltimore street is shutdown near carrollton because of fire department activity. west lexington it is your alternate. 136 is shut down at the broad street bridge until 5:00 p.m. tonight. looking pretty good in terms of
closures elsewhere. a nice start on the rest of the major roadways. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is the beltway or meets the b-w parkway. no sign of delays here. kim dacey delays -- you may see delays near 648. the harbor tunnel checks out fine. no problems on 895 through the construction zone. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> the fire you mention is affecting the 20 bus which is diverting at baltimore and carrollton. the 135 and 40 buses operating with delays. light rail is on schedule. metro subway on time. camden and brunswick trains are
on schedule. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. in of a beautiful start on this wednesday morning. an area of low pressure that has stalled in new england. we can think that area of low pressure for the comfortable air mass. the central part of the country is roasting. we have the flow coming out of the north. you can see the temperatures in the 50's and 60's across pennsylvania and new york state. that is where our weather is coming from. the dew point is in the 40's. the wind held off a little bit. the temperatures are the upper 50's and low 60's. it is really comfortable. dew points of 48 degrees at the airport. it will be warmer but
comfortable as far as the humidity goes. debby is a tropical depression. it will probably strengthen into a tropical storm but i think it will stay off the southeast coast. mostly sunny skies and breezy. warmer than yesterday but very comfortable. high temperature between 83 and 88. it will be a little choppy if you take the boat out. the heat starts to come in tomorrow. 97 on friday. heat index over 100. it will be a hot this weekend. each one of those days, there could be a couple of thunderstorms. >> we get a look at the 12
cleanest beaches in the country and two of them are not that far away. this was based on water quality and monitoring frequency. ocean city received 5 stars as well as doing beach in delaware -- as well as dewey beach in delaware. keeping your car running during summer. >> business is booming at this auto body shop. extreme temperatures are causing cars to over heat. how can you help your car beat the heat? regular maintenance checks are key.
heat can affect your battery life and tires. >> the hot asphalt and that can be enough to cause the tire to fail. make sure your coolant is up to level and watch what you are doing with your temperature gauges. >> older vehicles are vulnerable. >> it will not work on a 90 degree day, especially if you try to work the air conditioning. we have seen people with overheating problems. a bad gas it can ruin the engine -- bad gasket can ruin the engine. >> atari is turning the big 4-0.
google has something to show off this week. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> google thinks there is room for them as well. they plan to unveil a tablet at the developer's conference this week. talbott will be priced at -- the tablet will be priced at 199 bucks. it is expected to be 7 inches. microsoft unveiled its own tablet called surface. if you had your diet on a new samsung tabloiet, you my be outf louck.
a judge said it was a copy of the ipad. get pending home sales later today. futures this morning are a lot lower. we did rebound yesterday after some pretty steep losses. home prices in big cities were on the rise. it is time to remember our video-game roots. remember pong. today is the 40th anniversary of atari. the lowest of low-fi graphics. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> i remember going to a party and two people were playing
pong. oreo cookies. kraft is stirring up some controversy. >> it is gay pride month. they posted a rainbow compete in support of gay pride. the wave of the future may be charging your plug in the vehicle wirelessly. >> we will see you next hour, jane. >> we were the first ones on the block to get that. we thought it was great. 65 degrees on tv hill. many schools are in bad shape. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. are you spending your holiday
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pricetag adds up to $2.3 billion . the mayor says some schools will be forced to expand or close. >> we must agree there are too many schools that we pay the full amount to maintain but they are vastly underutilized and sit half-empty. >> there will come up with a tenure building plan. for a look at the report, you can go to our website, wbaltv.com. >> 65 degrees on tv hill. >> a domestic violence suspect ends up in critical condition. details are next. >> police are looking for someone who stole $10,000 worth of equipment from a school bus
>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> welcome back to 11 news today. [laughter] that is showing my age. dobie gillis. i am stan stovall. >> it is national sunglasses day. >> or they all look like idiots day. >> stan wore carlotta's glass es. >> your the only one that is cool enough to do it.
>> can anybody see? >> there you go. will need these later on today. 62 degrees at the airport. a very comfortable morning. temperatures will make it into the mid 80's. the dew points are still in the 40's. a little breeze coming out of the west. that would change coming oup. it will get up close to 100 again. there you go. the seven-day forecast in a few minutes. >> an accident southbound on the b-w parkway. all lanes are closed southbound at 648. take either 95 or washington
boulevard as your alternate. baltimore street is shut down between stockton and carrollton because of fire department activity. west lexington is your alternate. another closure on 136 at the broad creek bridge. 65 on southbound 95 in the white marsh area. southbound 295 shutdown at 648. this is 95. a nice start at the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a man is in critical condition after a struggle with police. >> investigators say police had to use force when the victim resisted arrest. jennifer franciotti is live with
the details. what is his family saying about this? >> his girlfriend said this went down entirely differently. investigators say it is cut and dry. they said officers did was necessary to subdue a man who was accused of beating his girlfriend. he is in critical condition after an encounter with police. how that plays out is unclear. the mother of his children says police came to our apartment on sunday after a neighbor called 911. she denies that and tells 11 news she just renewed a piece order against him. >> the police want me to be against him so bad. i don't care about that. they can charge me. i don't care. >> investigators say he took off before they could arrest him for
domestic violence. police returned on tuesday to serve the warrant and found him hiding in the closet. >> they saw him reaching for something. our use of force guidelines for officers do not require them to wait before somebody produces a gun or knife. our officer attempted to strike him on the hand because they saw him reaching for something. because they were struggling, he was struck on the head. >> he was not in the closet. >> he was awoke at of a dead sleep and taser him in front of her. >> they did not have to beat him up. he's over there is dying. dying. if he dies, will be gone away from each other forever. >> he does have a previous arrest record and is facing charges of assaulting a baltimore county police officer.
>> police in howard county make an arrest of a murder fugitive. and accused killer was heading to baltimore by bus. police were watching a number of locations where the boss might stop. -- where the bus might stop. he was picked up. it resident is behind bars in south carolina accused of shooting his girlfriend in the back of the head. he opened fire while they're on the way to pick up their son. he is charged with murder and is being held without bond. >> police are looking for suspects they say stoel $10,000 -- stole $10,000 worth
of tires. the investigation is challenging because there were no security cameras. >> these are approximately $500 per tire. there is a market out there for it. we want to make sure we prevent serious events like this in the future. >> school officials plan to upgrade security to prevent similar thefts. >> 65 degrees on tv hill. kind of tough to keep weight off after you lose it. >> looking at food could increase your appetite. the results of a new study coming up. >> an accident on the b-w parkway in the southbound direction. closure
>> welcome back. 5:39. 68 degrees downtown. cooler in the suburbs. there's no humidity to talk about. 62 degrees at the airport. 55 in lancaster. that is have a say that up in pennsylvania. 60's early this morning. make it up to 86 this afternoon. without the humidity it will be very comfortable. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend.
>> the obvious -- just looking at images of fattening foods can trigger your appetite. >> researchers studied the brain activity of a bunch of obese women. looking at the photos activated regions in the brain. their desire for food was higher after having a sugary drinks. the diet you choose could affect the calories you burn. >> researchers had a group of adults try to maintain their weight loss with three different diets. they found those following low b diets --
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are tracking an accident on 295 in the southbound direction. that is a fatal accident. 95 or washington boulevard are your alternates. baltimore street is shut down between stockton and carrollton because of fire department activity. take lexington instead. there is a closure at the broad bridge. everything flowing well on the
j.f.x. into town. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on 95 and 395. so far so good on 95. take that as your alternate. here's a quick live look at traffic. you can see the west side is building in the outer loop. no official delay but we should start to see some delays in about 15 minutes. we will keep you posted. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. >> good morning. the one, five, 33 buses operating with delays. light rail is on schedule with shuttle buses between timonium and hunt valley because of construction on the light rail line. marc trains back on schedule. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. now back to tony pann. >> thank you.
we have the big time heat back in the seven-day forecast. ava marie is downtown this morning. she has gone tool time. >> we're live at the baltimore ool bank. to a ba i'm here with the executive director. this place is amazing. you aren't lending source for charitable organizations. -- you are a lending source. >> thank you so much. welcome to the tool bank. >> you have gotten a lot of orders in already. >> we have supplied habitat for humanity. >> i can imagine how many tools people need to do those jobs.
>> we have everything from landscaping tools to painting and cleaning supplies, power tools, anything you might need. >> we do want to distinguish that this is for charitable organizations. who might be available to join this tool bank? >> anyone that is working on a project will benefit the community can bar tools for 3 cents on the dollar per week. >> the value of the hammer is the cost -- it would cost about 20 cents just to rent this hammer. that is incredible. >> the wheelbarrow would be about eight 9 cents a week.
-- 89 cents. >> the point to this is to power and equip the volunteers. we serve baltimore city and the surrounding five counties. will be more than happy to assist anybody in maryland. www baltimore.toolbank.org. >> i'm getting my builder tools ready. >> do not break any thing. that is a cool thing. this is new to me. >> i think my math improves with coffee. >> thank you, ava. we can thank the beautiful
weather to this big area of low pressure that is spinning up in new england. it is still there this morning at producing a northerly flow. upstream the temperatures are in the 40's and 50's. a very comfortable air mass this morning. 62 at the airport. 59 in westminster. 63 in rock hall. a quick update on debby. she is a tropical depression near daytona beach. once it gets over the gulf stream, i think it will start to redevelop. it will stay off the coast and i don't think it will bother anybody along the southeast coast. if you're going to the beach this weekend, i don't think you
have to worry about debby. it may create a big surf. breezy been very comfortable today. high temperature between 83 and 88. if you're taking the botha, a small craft advisory is in fact -- if you're taking the boat out, small craft advisory is in effect. another comfortable night tonight. temperatures drop back into the low to mid 60's. we will make it to 92 tomorrow. 97 on friday with the heat index probably 102 on friday afternoon. it will stay in the money plus all weekend. each one of those days there could be a couple of scattered
>> good morning. we begin with the u.s. olympic swimming trials. michael phelps and ryan lochte square off again tonight in a high-profile men's freestyle. bill will also swam in the two larger meter butterfly -- michael also swim in the 200 meter butterfly. she is headed for second olympic games. she grew up in michigan and was a teammate of michael phelps. moved to baltimore to train and when is the rate by a full body
life last night. ol today.ck in the poll toda she has a real future in stand- up comedy. the orioles back on the field tonight. it was a long night for the brian matusz. this is big albert pujols. 3-0 angels. steve pearce a home run off of c.j. wilson, 3-1. mark trumbo off tommy hunter. ur homeels hit fo hom runs.
college football will adopt a playoff system. those of the college presidents and commissioners that made the decision. it will start after the 2014 regular-season. we talked earlier this week about it. i would like to see an eight- team playoff, but this is a start. >> what they think a man should be free. >> good news from the housing market. >> there are some dumb criminals who don't always think things through. using his head did not help one burglar. >> got to hurt.